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HM Shah condoles loss of lives in fire tragedy

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday condoled the loss of lives in a massive fire incident here and directed officials concerned to provide immediate assistance to those affected.

A fire swept through a factory in Anaj Mandi area of north Delhi this morning, leaving 43 labourers dead and many others injured.

In a tweet, Shah said, "Tragic loss of precious lives in the fire accident in New Delhi. My deepest condolences with families of those who have lost their loved ones. I pray for the early recovery of the injured".

"Have instructed concerned authorities to provide all possible assistance on urgent basis," he said.

A total of 59 people were inside the factory operating from a residential area when the blaze broke out, police said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, December 08 2019. 11:25 IST
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